Miriam Reexamined: Within the Biblical Text of Exodus

As readers, we first encounter the prophetess Miriam by name in Exodus 15:20-21: Then Miriam the prophet, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing. Miriam sang to them: 'Sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted. The horse and its driver …

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Miriam: A Forgotten Figure Reexamined

For my senior synthesis, I devoted my paper solely to the prophetess Miriam, who is found within the books of Exodus and Numbers. Initially, I wanted my project to focus more broadly on the five prophetesses within the OT (Miriam, Deborah, Huldah, Noadiah, and Isaiah's wife), but this proved to be overwhelming. Next I tried …

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